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Uttar Pradesh Becomes 1st State to Clear Projects Digitally

A digital platform Nivesh Mitra has been launched in Uttar Pradesh during state's first Investor's Summit. Nivesh Mitra launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will allow investors to apply for the project clearance online.

With the launch of Nivesh Mitra, Uttar Pradesh has become first Indian state where projects will be cleared digitally without human interference.

Features of Nivesh Mitra

  • It is a digital platform that will enable investors to apply for project clearances online which means the chances of corruption will be relatively low.
  • The single-window system with absolutely no human interface. 
  • 20 departments are projected under its ambit and application for 70 clearances can be made through this portal.
  • The clearance will be done in a time-bound manner and the process will be monitored at the highest level.
  • With Nivesh Mitra and the Investors Summit, Uttar Pradesh may well be on its way towards removing its ‘Bimaru’ tag and heralding a new era of prosperity for its citizenry.

CM Yogi Aditya Nath's Efforts

  • Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has been trying to improve state's image across the nation by using various policies and strict decisions. First Investor's Summit was an attempt to attract investors towards UP and consequently, his government signed MoUs worth Rs. 4.28 lakh crores and business stalwarts such as Ambani and Adani have promised investments worth thousands and thousands of crores.
  • The state government is also planning to fill the vacancies in its police department and teaching staff which is expected to generate further employment for its youth. 
  • The Uttar Pradesh Police’s heavy crackdown on criminals is directed towards creating an environment where businessmen feel safe to invest in the state. 
  • Chief Minister has vowed to create 40 lakh jobs in the next 3 years.

Expected Questions

Name the portal launched by Uttar Pradesh to clear projects digitally?
a. Nivesh Mitra
b. Nivesh Bandhu
c. Nivesh Sahayak
d. Nivesh Sakha

Which of the following is the first to launch a digital platform for the clearance of projects?
a. Rajasthan
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. Punjab
Uttar Pradesh Becomes 1st State to Clear Projects Digitally Uttar Pradesh Becomes 1st State to Clear Projects Digitally Reviewed by insiya yadav on February 23, 2018 Rating: 5

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